Women’s World Cup draw made

Follow @RedefinedRugby The draw for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup has been made, with host nation Ireland in a difficult pool alongside France and Australia. A qualifier from Asia/Oceania will complete that pool while holders England join USA, Italy and a Europe 3 qualifier to make up Pool B. 2014’s runner-up, Canada will head…

Qualification process confirmed for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Seven teams will directly qualify for the next Women’s Rugby World Cup, with five qualifying from regional routes World Rugby has confirmed the qualification process for the next Women’s Rugby World Cup, to be held in 2017. Following a comprehensive review of this year’s successful tournament, the World Rugby Council agreed that the…

England crowned Women’s World Cup champions

Follow @RedefinedRugby England were crowned champions after beating first-time finalists Canada 21-9 in an enthralling Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 title decider at Stade Jean-Bouin in Paris on Sunday. Hosts France overcame Ireland 25-18 to finish third, while four-time champions New Zealand ran riot against the USA and Australia beat Wales to secure fifth and…

WRWC 2014 | Canada to face England in World Cup final

Follow @RedefinedRugby  Canada will face former champions England in the final of Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 on Sunday at the Stade Jean Bouin after they enjoyed contrasting semi-final victories in the French capital. England booked their place in a sixth Women’s Rugby World Cup final after an emphatic 40-7 victory over first-time semi-finalists Ireland, the Red…

Canada join pool winners in World Cup semis

Follow @RedefinedRugby Canada and England’s draw meant both sides reached the semi-finals – Photo: I Picarel/IRB England, Ireland and host nation France finished top of their respective pools and will be joined in the semi-finals of Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 by Canada. Ireland were the first to confirm their place in the semi-finals with…

Ireland shock four-time champions New Zealand

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland produced one of the shocks of Women’s Rugby World Cup history by beating four-time world champions New Zealand on an historic day at Marcoussis. As a result of their 17-14 victory, Philip Doyle’s side has taken command of Pool B with a two-point lead now established over the Black Ferns and USA,…